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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Scheduled Meetings.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled Meetings.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR MAY 18, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 BT U.S. Officials Release Yugoslav Prisoners of War
3 MFC Possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Greece
4 MFC Air National Guard Units Called Up For Southwest Asia Operations
5 MFC Air National Guard Units Called Up to Support Operation Allied Force
6 TRNS DoD News Briefing, Tuesday, May 18, 1999 - 2:10 p.m.

CONGRESSIONAL:

House The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. to consider the following three measures subject to the rule:
1) H.R. 1654, to authorize appropriations for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for fiscal years 2000, 2001, and 2002.
2) H.R. 1553, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2000 and fiscal year 2001 for the National Weather Service, Atmospheric Research, and National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service activities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
3) H.R. 883, to preserve the sovereignty of the U.S. over public and acquired lands owned by the U.S., and to preserve State sovereignty and private property rights in non-Federal lands surrounding those public lands and acquired land.
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
HEARINGS
10 a.m.
2118 Rayburn
The House Committee on Armed Services will conduct an OPEN/ CLOSED hearing to markup the Fiscal 2000 Appropriations Bill.
10 a.m.
192 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Defense will conduct an OPEN hearing on the Fiscal 2000 Army Budget. Witnesses include Louis Caldera, Secretary of the Army, and General Dennis J. Reimer, Chief of Staff, USA.
2 p.m.
219 Hart
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence will conduct a CLOSED hearing on intelligence matters. No DoD witnesses are scheduled to appear.
2:30 p.m.
192 Dirksen
The Senate Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Foreign Operations will conduct an OPEN hearing on International Financial Institutions. Witnesses include Robert Rubin, Secretary of the Treasury.

DUTY OFFICER FOR MAY 19, 1999 - Ms. Irwin

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05/19/1999
RAND REVIEW FINDS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN STRESS AND GULF WAR ILLNESSES UNCERTAIN The Department of Defense announced today the release of a RAND Institute scientific literature review that researched the relationship of stress to illnesses experienced by Gulf War veterans.

"A Review of the Scientific Literature as it Pertains to Illnesses, Volume 4: Stress" is the...



05/19/1999
Full Honor Arrival For King Abdallah II of Jordan Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen will host a full honors arrival ceremony to welcome His Majesty King Abdallah II, of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, to the Pentagon at noon (EDT), Thursday, May 20, 1999.

The ceremony will be held on the River Parade Field of the Pentagon. ...





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